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3112 Kennett Pike

P.O. Box 3892
Wilmington, DE 19807
Office: 302 652-5065

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STAFF & LEADERSHIP

"So Christ himself gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the pastors and teachers, to equip his people for works of service, so that the body of Christ may be built up until we all reach unity in the faith." Ephesians 4:11-16

 
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Tom joined the Green Hill community in August 2016 when he began as Interim Pastor. A graduate of Connecticut College and Yale University, he has served as co-pastor of First Presbyterian Church, Hartford, CT, pastor of Overbrook Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia, PA, and Dickey Memorial Presbyterian Church in Baltimore, MD. He was probationer assistant minister in the Old Parish Church of East Kilbride, Scotland. 

 

Tom also served as Presbyter for Discerning the Way in the Presbytery of Southern New England and was co-chair of the Committee on Ministry. He currently serves on the Committee on Ministers and Congregtions of New Castle Presbytery and as a trustee of ChristianaCare Health System.

 

Tom is the brother, son and grandson of Presbyterian ministers—there are even some cousins and a great uncle who are or were ministers! He enjoys music and has been a member of the Westminster Presbyterian Church choir in Wilmington. Having lived for a time in Philadelphia, Tom knows the joy and occasional agony of rooting for Philadelphia sports teams.

 

Tom lives on the campus of the Tower Hill School where his wife, Bessie, is Head of School.

The Rev. Tom Speers, III

Our Pastor

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Diane Shorter joined our team in January 2016 and is a valuable member of the staff.  She has been involved in the life of the Presbyterian Church for many years.

 

She worked for Penn State Brandywine for 31 years, retiring in December.  Diane is in the church office Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings from 9 to 12

Office Manager

Diane Shorter

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As Director of Music at Green Hill, Bruce plays both the organ and piano as well as directs the Chancel and Handbell Choirs.  

 

He studied the piano and organ while an elementary and high school student in western New York. More recently, he received organ lessons from University of Delaware music professor Larry Peterson.  He attended the University of Rochester in Rochester, NY, where he earned a BS degree in Chemistry and Biology.

 

He  was employed at AstraZeneca for thirty years before retiring in 2011. Prior to becoming the Director of Music at Green Hill Presbyterian in 2002, Bruce directed the Chancel and Handbell choirs at Saint Andrew's Presbyterian in Newark, DE.  He has also directed men's Barbershop choruses in both New Castle County as well as down state.  

 

Music Director

Bruce Fine